partitioning external hard drive

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by abouTimelord, Feb 25, 2011.

  1. abouTimelord macrumors newbie

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    hi there
    i have a 2 TB external H/D
    i am formatting it from pc to use for my new MAC
    that much i can do

    but new to mac
    it wants to know if i want to use it for Time Machine which i do

    but if i say yes can i also use it to file away manually

    or
    should i partition some space for Time Machine and leave rest for manual use

    if so how much to partition
    thanks in advance
     
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